Canon PGI-520 & CLI-521 chip resetter

Reset Canon cartridge ink levels

Want to refill Canon 520 & 521 ink tanks/cartridges?

You will need to reset the cartridge chips as well - to make your printer recognize the cartridges as full and continue to print.

To reset a Canon 520/521 ink level chip:

1) Remove empty ink cartridge from printer
2) Remove resetter adapter for wider (PGI-520) cartridges or leave (blue in pic) adapter for narrower (CLI-521) cartridges:

CR58 with adapter pic
3) Insert cartridge in resetter - chip facing down
4) Firmly press cartridge against resetter to activate switch
5) Hold in position for few seconds.- cartridge LED should flash or glow
Tip: If the LED doesn't come on, reposition cartridge and try pressing little harder.
6) When cartridge LED glows or flashes again - reset is complete
7) Refill cartridge and install back in printer

Find illustrated chip reset instructions here.

Resets genuine, refillable & most compatible:

Canon PGI520 & CLI521 BK,C,M,Y,GY ink tanks

As used in these printers:

Canon Pixma IP3600, IP4600, IP4700, MP540, MP550, MP560, MP620, MP630, MP640, MP980, MP990, MX860, MX870.

Reset times limit:


Power source:

Batteries - included & replaceable.


$26.00 inc. GST
RRP $29.00
SAVE $3.00 (10%)
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